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Meaning of O'Casey in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF O'CASEY

əʊˈkeɪsɪ play
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WHAT DOES O'CASEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

O'Casey (surname)

O'Casey is a common variation of the Gaelic cathasaigh, meaning vigilant or watchful, with the added anglicized prefix O' of the Gaelic Ó, meaning grandson or descendant. At least six different septs used this name, primarily in the Counties of Cork and Dublin. People with the surname O'Casey include: ▪ Seán O'Casey, Irish playwright ▪ Breon O'Casey, son of Seán O'Casey ▪ Lance O'Casey, cartoon character ▪ O'Casey, chief of Saithne, now Sonagh, in Westmeath; see Tuite Baronets...

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The definition of O'Casey in the dictionary is Sean. 1880–1964, Irish dramatist. His plays include Juno and the Paycock and The Plough and the Stars, which are realistic pictures of Dublin slum life.

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «O'CASEY»

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Sean O'Casey: Writer at Work - A Biography
Christopher Murray's Se?O'Casey: Writer at Work takes a fresh look at the last of the great writers of the Irish literary revival.
autorChristopher Murray, 2004
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Sean O'Casey
Despite brevity the analysis of O'Casey's personal and professional career is penetrating and affords a contemporary study of his plays as well as a careful reading of his autobiographical writings.
autorBernard Benstock, 1972
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Sean O'Casey
Surveys the Irish dramatist's life, work, times, and historical background, with summaries and analyses of the six major plays and six minor ones
autorDoris daRin, 1976
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Sean O'Casey's I Knock at the Door: Play in Two Acts
One of the most heartwarming studies of American family life yet to reach the stage, and one of the great favorites among nonprofessionals.
autorSean O'Casey, 1958
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The Years of O'Casey, 1921-1926: A Documentary History
As this book is a documentary history, the story is told primarily through the words of the writers, actors, producers, critics, and members of the audience who themselves lived and created the story.
autorRobert Goode Hogan, Richard Burnham, 1992
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Sean O'Casey: a research and production sourcebook
Plot summaries, production credits, and an extensive bibliography for O'Casey's plays.
autorBernice Schrank, 1996
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Purple Dust
Successfully produced by New York's prestigious Manhattan Theatre Club. This is Lanford Wilson territory--a country kin to Hot L Baltimore... --NY Times.
autorSean O'Casey, 1985
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National Identity in the Dramatic Works of Yeats, Synge and ...
Thesis (M.A.) from the year 2006 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,85, Technical University of Braunschweig (Englisches Seminar/Abteilung fur Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften der Terchnischen ...
autorInken Schulze, 2007
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Three Dublin Plays: The Shadow of a Gunman, Juno and the ...
This volume contains the three plays commonly recognized as the height of O'Casey's achievement as a playwright. His tragi-comedy has relevance to the violent politics in the North and the post-nationalist bewilderments in the Republic.
autorSean O'Casey, Christopher Murray, 1998
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Sean O'Casey
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Sean O'Casey.
autorJames R. Scrimgeour, 1978
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «O'CASEY»

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As the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising approaches, the history …
Ferriter's socio-economic take on 1916 is hardly novel: Sean O'Casey, one of Connolly's aides, developed it in his 1926 play The Plough and ... «New Statesman, Jul 15»
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BWW Features: Meet the New Abbey Theatre Directors
... Wayne Jordan to reenergise classics by Shaw, Shakespeare and O'Casey (albeit, a programme similar to that at the theatre in the 1970s). «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Fishamble: The New Play Company to Bring LITTLE THING, BIG …
As an actor, was Joxer in Juno And The Paycock, Jimmy Jack in Translations and Seán O'Casey in Colm Toibin's Beauty in a Broken Place at ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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How Vicki Mortimer built a harem fit for Mozart
... designs have involved building imposing structures: the vast tenement block she built for Sean O'Casey's The Silver Tassie at the National in ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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From a lockout to a rising...
Those interned included the future playwright Sean O'Casey and his mother, who narrowly avoided death when a British sniper in the church ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Thief stole cancer agency's documents
Comerford, of Sean O'Casey Avenue in the north inner city, accepted that her record was "appalling", her barrister added. Judge Grainne ... «Herald, Jul 15»
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This story of a suspected IRA member is as relevant today as it was …
His silent refusal to correct this error of identity is at the heart of Shadow of a Gunman, a play written by Dubliner Sean O'Casey in 1923 but ... «thejournal.ie, Jul 15»
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Stage - Irresistible comparisons: the shadow of O'Casey...
Sean O'Casey was living on Mountjoy Square when he wrote The Shadow of a Gunman, his first play to be accepted at the Abbey, in 1923. «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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6 forgotten hits of Rock 'n' Roll America
The three-part series includes plenty of familiar tunes yet director/producers Matthew O'Casey and John Williams haven't forgotten about the ... «Radio Times, Jul 15»
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3500 expected for East Wall's Fourth of July party
The parade begins at Sean O'Casey's pub in East Wall at 2pm and proceeds from the event will be donated to Temple Street Children's ... «Herald, Jul 15»
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